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03
Aug

Sneaky Divorce Tactics to Be Prepared For

In the best case scenario, a divorce proceeds swiftly and fairly, with both parties acting in a reasonable fashion. This tends to result in fairer outcomes and ensures children are equally supported by committed and respectful parents. Unfortunately, many divorces don’t play out in this way. This is understandable, to an extent. After all, the end of a long-term relationship is a highly emotionally-charged situation and there may be significant animosity present. It may be the case that one partner is unwilling to accept anything but full custody of shared children. It’s also not unusual for greed to drive a spouse to gain more than the fair division of joint marital assets. As such, you ...

02
Jul

How to Prove Parental Alienation

It’s a given that both you and your former spouse want to get through your divorce without too much turbulence. As such, it’s certainly healthy to put aside any underlying resentments and move forward in a positive manner. This helps you and your respective family lawyers to reach fair custody arrangements that are in the best interests of you and your children. However it’s important to recognize that this civility shouldn’t end once the terms of the divorce and custody have been agreed on. Unfortunately, it may be the case that your former spouse doesn’t share your commitment to maintain a positive relationship to ensure that your children have the best possible experience with both par ...

17
Mar

Car Repossession During Divorce

There are various difficulties involved with the divorce process. Among the most frustrating is how you and your spouse handle your property. It’s likely you’ve gained some significant assets during your time together and in Florida, all marital property is split equally. However, it is arranging this settlement that most couples focus on, and it can be easy to overlook elements that could complicate matters further. One of these is the prospect of either you or your spouse failing to make car repayments. If you or your spouse drop the ball during or after the settlement has been finalized, your car could be scheduled for repossession by your lender. This has knock-on consequences in a va ...

25
Feb

Can My Wife Kick Me Out of the House?

The divorce process can be uncomfortable even in the best circumstances. The life you and your spouse lived together for perhaps years has come to an end and aspects of it will be unraveling. Chief amongst these is your equal sharing of the family home. Like many men going through a divorce, you’re likely to find yourself asking, "can my wife kick me out of the house?" This is an important question. The way our society functions often leans in favor of women during the divorce. Between the historical decisions of the courts and social expectations, men often feel as though they have a duty to be the ones to leave the home. Yet, the truth of the matter is, the property is as much your home ...

31
Jul

Parenting During the “Back to School” Phase

The Importance of a Stable Living Schedule for Kids It’s “Back to School” for our children and while this time of year presents a transition for everyone, it also presents shifts in parenting responsibilities, especially for parents who live in different household and have time-sharing responsibilities for their children. Whether the children are young and starting school for the first time, or older and resuming their school life, there are new schedules, new teachers, and new opportunities for extracurricular activities, sports participation, and a variety of other activities that will need to be addressed. If you are a Dad living apart from your child or their mother, keep in mind how i ...

24
Jun

What Does “Equitable Distribution” Mean in a Florida Divorce?

What Does “Equitable Distribution” Mean? If you are beginning the divorce process in the state of Florida, you certainly have questions about how the division of assets and liabilities from your marriage will be handled. Florida operates under the laws of “equitable distribution” as the way that spouses divide their property and debts in a divorce. Equitable distribution means “fair” division, but does not necessarily mean “equal” division. While it may be possible for the parties involved in the divorce to come to a mutually-acceptable agreement about how assets and liabilities will be divided, in many cases, when an agreement can’t be reached, a judge will step in. Unfortunately, this of ...

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